Little Rock Pulaski County, Arkansas

Little Rock: Capital and largest city of Arkansas

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Location of Little Rock on Arkansas map.


Little Rock is a city located in the county of Pulaski in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 193,524. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 197,312 inhabitants.

The city was created 200 years ago in 1821.


Little Rock is located at 34°44'47"N 92°17'23"W (34.7464800, -92.2895900). It has 2 neighbors: Maumelle and North Little Rock.

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Downtown Little Rock
Downtown Little Rock image

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Little Rock Quick Facts

Population : 197,312 (2019)
Country : United States of America, United States of America, Confederate States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
County : Pulaski County
Postal code : 72219, 72221–72223, 72295, 72231, 72225, 72227, 72260, 72255, 72201–72207, 72209–72212, 72214–72217
Phone Area Codes : 501
Official name : City of Little Rock
Water as percent of area : 1.48%
Land as percent of area : 98.52%
Continent : North America
Named for : The Little Rock
Altitude : 335 feet / 102 meters
Capital city : Little Rock is capital of Pulaski County, Arkansas
Establishment : June 06, 1821 (200 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone, UTC−06:00
Local time : 16:19:53 (2nd August 2021)
Population growth : 1.92% (2010-2019)

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Little Rock has 2 neighbours.


The population of Little Rock increased by 1.92% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 193,524 - census
2011 195,292 0.91% estimation process
2012 196,564 0.65% estimation process
2013 197,143 0.29% estimation process
2014 197,595 0.23% estimation process
2015 198,178 0.29% estimation process
2016 198,631 0.23% estimation process
2017 198,314 -0.16% estimation process
2018 197,484 -0.42% estimation process
2019 197,312 -0.09% estimation process

Little Rock zip code is 72201. County name: Pulaski, County fips: 05119

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People born in Little Rock (200)

People born in Little Rock, including U.S. Army general in WWI, WWII and Korea Douglas MacArthur, basketball player Joe Johnson, actress Rebecca Balding, you can see a list of people who born in Little Rock.


College & universities near Little Rock

Code Name City ZIP
106306 Arkansas Baptist College Little Rock (AR) 72202-6068
108065 Velvatex College of Beauty Culture Little Rock (AR) 72202-5452
107600 Philander Smith College Little Rock (AR) 72202-3799
106351 Arkansas College of Barbering and Hair Design North Little Rock (AR) 72114
106263 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Little Rock (AR) 72205-7199

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Little Rock

Code Name Address Type
LRK Little Rock Union Station 1400 West Markham Street RAIL
MVN Malvern station 200 East First St. RAIL
ARK Arkadelphia station 798 South 5th St. RAIL

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Pulaski County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Pulaski County , AR.

City Name Population Title
North Little Rock 65,903 City in Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States
Sherwood 31,436 City in Arkansas, United States
Jacksonville 28,235 City in Arkansas, USA
Maumelle 18,199 City in Arkansas, United States
Landmark 3,555
Gibson 3,543
Alexander 3,457 City in Arkansas
Gravel Ridge 2,902 City in Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States of America
Wrightsville 2,131 City in Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States
McAlmont 1,873 Census-designated place in Pulaski County, Arkansas
Sweet Home 849
Roland 746
Cammack Village 719 City in Arkansas, USA
College Station 600

Distance to Other Cities

Little Rock distances to largest Arkansas cities

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